The Amazing Uluwatu Attractions – ‘Island of the Gods!’

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The beautiful Uluwatu is invariably an engrossing place to visit. It’s not only for surfers, those who wish to discover its rich culture and natural wonders will find numerous attractions, like those below.

Uluwatu Temple

Also known as the Pura Luhur Uluwatu, this temple is popular across the world for its amazing position perched on the top of a cliff which is about 70 metres above the sea level. This site is also famous for its splendid view of the sunset which is always a delightful spectacle. Don’t forget to take some time to enjoy daily Kecak dance performances.

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Suluban Beach

Dreaming of spending some time on a beach with fewer tourists? Visit the Suluban Beach for an exclusive beach experience. You’ll witness the natural limestone formations, rocky openings and mini caves in some areas along the coast. For a good dose of the sun, surf and sand that come over during April to August, do consider checking into one of the beach resorts such as Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort, from where one’s travel plans can be easily mapped out.

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Garuda Wisnu Kencana

This cultural park has gained popularity due to the gigantic statue of Vishnu riding on the back of a Hindu mythical bird called ‘Garuda’. Still, the statue is under construction and once completed, it will be one of the world’s tallest statues providing an incredible panorama of Bali.

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Bingin Beach

If on a holiday in Uluwatu, top things to do would undoubtedly include spending time in a pristine beach offering a plethora of water sports activities. The Bingin Beach features a reef break and splendid waves that is perfect for surfers. Apart from surfing, this beach is ideal for a snorkelling excursion!

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Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+

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